Terrence Jennings Erupts

Terrence Jennings has always been labeled as a "potential" guy. Well, the 6-foot-10, 230-pound Sacramento native, who spent this past season at Mount Zion (N.C.), has started to live up to that often-dreaded word.

Terrence Jennings isn't afraid to admit it. He is playing harder now than he's ever done in the past.

``People didn't respect me last year, but I wasn't that good," said the 6-foot-10, 230-pound Sacramento native, who spent last season at Mount Zion (N.C.). "I was just OK – inconsistent."

``I didn't play as hard as I am now," he added.

Jennings, who is uncertain which prep school he will spent his final year at, has become more mature and his play in April was first-hand evidence.

``I came in saying I was going to dominate," Jennings said. "Now I'm becoming more consistent and working on my game."

Jennings has been compared by some as an Amare Stoudemire-type because of his aggressive play in the post – dunking anything he gets in the paint and also blocking shots.

He still needs to develop more low-post moves.

``I've only got about two," he said. ``I need to get my footwork down."

When Jennings left Capitol Christian more than a year ago, two schools were in the mix: Marquette and Tennessee. He picked up more interest from the likes of Maryland and Oklahoma prior to April.

However, now it's gotten ridiculous.

Jennings said Arizona and UConn have gone to the forefront of his mind, with other schools such as Memphis, Washington, California, Iowa State, Oklahoma State and Indiana all expressing interest.

``It's crazy," Jennings said. "But I'm enjoying it. This is what I always wanted, but I'm humble because in my eyes, I'm not that good. I've got a long way to go."


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